The postal service is aiming to have complete transparency over the entire delivery process, and wants to use its rich data to give customers what they actually want.
The company plans to make 'aggressive investments' into its Lumada-based solutions and digital capabilities.
Adobe's non-GAAP earnings in the quarter were $2.05 a share on revenue of $2.83 billion, up 24% from a year ago.
Oracle extends the capabilities and reach of its Digital Assistant across its cloud applications, while also adding features across its applications for specific verticals.
The first Oracle Analytics for Applications service is here. The ERP analytics offering will eventually be joined by counterparts for human capital management, customer experience and supply chain management.
If businesses want to build a comprehensive data management strategy that advances business objectives, they need to resolve certain points of friction, according to a survey from Cloudera and Harvard Business Review Analytic Services.
Dremio releases new technology for cloud data lakes. Can the company take data in relatively slow cloud object storage and make queries against it faster?
ACT Health Directorate's on-premise inventory management system will be replaced with an 'end-to-end' Software-as-a-Service solution.
The search engine giant's cloud has been added to the bank's strategy that already sees it use Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services.
The startup has switched from Google Cloud to Microsoft Azure to meet customer expectations.
Billed as the world's first autonomous operating system, Oracle Autonomous Linux provisions itself, scales itself, tunes itself and patches itself while running.
The free tier, available to anyone for an unlimited amount of time, is aimed at the next generation of developers and enterprises that have yet to make the move to the cloud.
Google Cloud has expanded its partner ecosystem and added microservice management and serverless compute to Anthos as it aims to woo enterprises.
Now that its cloud infrastructure is compliant with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, Oracle can go after more public sector business.
Salesforce has a blueprint for tailoring its platform to industry specific use cases and is using it with the launch of clouds targeting manufacturing and CPG companies.
Breeze through the hot summer with these IoT-enabled devices and sensors, all controlled from your smartphone.
Click by click, we'll show you how to get Microsoft's Apache Hadoop-based big bata service up and running.
Microsoft's Azure Data Lake is now generally available, but what does it do, and how does it work? Here's a tour around the service's tooling and capabilities, to help you understand it and get productive with it, quickly.
With more businesses and applications moving data to the cloud, even small outages can be devastating. By studying the worst cloud fails, we can find clues to avoiding future problems.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has shared a series of pictures from the social network's datacenter site up near the Arctic Circle in Sweden.
The most recent Summer Olympiad staked its place in history as the competition with the highest levels of digital engagement than any previous Olympic Games. We look at some of the key technology numbers behind the Rio events.
Many professionals find themselves working on both Macs and PCs. If your work requires you to jump back and forth between Windows and Mac systems, here are some apps that will make your life easier.
Survey Monkey has released its list of the most popular downloaded apps in the US on iOS and Android for the first six months of 2016. Pokemon Go was released in July so did not make it here.
IBM is betting that its cloudMatrix software will enable it to make a pivot from a systems integrator to a services integrator.
At about 50 miles from the Arctic Circle, the frequent -25C (-13F) winter temperatures make the question of how to keep equipment racks cool less of an issue for the Hydro 66 datacenter.
From hack attacks to the king of Macs, we learned some pretty deep truths in 2015
From Anthony Weiner-style pics to simply hitting the caps-lock key at the wrong time, these communication blunders could cost you big.
Which apps are key if you move to a location far, far away from your employer's central office?
With digital transformation at the top of the agenda for many organizations, the winds of change are in the air in tech departments. Here are some vital currents in the industry that IT leaders should keep in mind this year.
With the 2016 Presidential election season right around the corner, 16 Republican hopefuls have launched their campaigns, and their Web sites. In this gallery, ZDNet's David Gewirtz explores the candidates sites (and their chances).
Jio plans to deploy Microsoft Azure in its data centres, connectivity infrastructure, and use it to develop cloud-based business solutions.
Data gravity and cloud war victory are intricately tied, and Microsoft's on the offense. In a tie-up with Informatica, Redmond's going after customers of on-premises data warehouse appliances. Read more: https://zd.net/2TtnWgr
A second region is pencilled in for Melbourne in early 2020.
Suppose thousands of small data centers you could fit in the back of a truck could replace massive, hyperscale cloud data centers? They’d be closer to customers, less costly to cool and maintain, and faster to deliver services to enterprises. What’s the catch? Take your pick, because there are several. Scott Fulton talks with Karen Roby about the prospects and the pitfalls at the very edge of the computing landscape. Read more: https://zd.net/302L2NF
Komatsu has deployed Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, combined with Discovery Hub and Power BI, to help process its vast amount of data.
Keller Williams is turning its status as part of the old guard of real estate into an advantage, by leveraging its data and vast network of real estate agents to build AI tools, says Keller Williams' chief product officer Neil Dholakia. Read more: https://zd.net/2KqSnjr
Unisys has emphasised how the soon-to-be built hybrid cloud environment will be "secure and resilient".
Imagine Siri with the back-end capabilities of Cortana or Apple Watch with Azure's machine learning services. Read more: https://zd.net/2OvrTSZ
Alibaba will bring Salesforce's CRM platform to customers in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan.
New facility currently houses 950 cabinets and offers colocation space of 39,800 square feet, expanding 3,500 cabinets and 153,800 square fee when fully completed, making it Equinix's biggest data centre in Japan where it operates 13 sites.
David Brooks, VP of Products at Copado, explains how companies can use DevOps for large-scale cloud deployments and how to avoid common cloud development mistakes.
A usable small-business accounting service that's quick to configure and easy to learn, the initial release of QuickBooks Online lacks a number of features important in this market.
Microsoft's cloud-based systems management service makes life simple for SMEs. There's no need for additional infrastructure, and complex tools can be wrapped in a way that makes them accessible even for part-time IT professionals.
A rapidly maturing cloud-based office suite, Zoho Business is a good choice for small organisations looking for an online alternative to Microsoft Office. However, there's still room for improvement.
As an occasional extra for users of Microsoft's desktop Office 2010 suite, Office Web Apps is just about acceptable. However, it requires further development if it's to become a workable standalone solution.
Fast deployment, browser-based management and the ability to protect any internet-connected Windows PC are the key selling points of this revamped hosted security service. It's Windows only and has one or two rough edges, but compares well with other small-business solutions.
<p> These days, there's increasingly little reason to use a traditional locally installed office suite. <a href="http://reviews.zdnet.co.uk/software/productivity/0,1000001108,39284890,00.htm">Google Docs</a> and <a href="http://reviews.zdnet.co.uk/software/productivity/0,1000001108,39284434,00.htm">Zoho</a>, for example, are both free and well-featured web-based suites — and both can be used offline, thanks to <a href="http://gears.google.com/">Google Gears</a>. Zoho is the most comprehensive suite of web-based applications for small businesses, and its flagship <a href="http://writer.zoho.com/home?serviceurl=%2Findex.do">word processor</a> recently received a major interface overhaul in its 2.0 incarnation. </p>
Google Docs is a fantastic free online application that offers some exciting features. However, by virtue of being an online application, users with a slow connection will experience lag, and Docs still doesn't contain enough functionality to be a replacement for today's mainstay office suites in most businesses.
<p> Over the past couple of years, AdventNet has launched a range of online applications and utilities, nearly all with APIs, under the <a href="http://www.zoho.com/">Zoho</a> banner. The company is steadily improving its large range of online products, making them a intriguing alternative to <a href="http://reviews.zdnet.co.uk/software/productivity/0,1000001108,39286797,00.htm">Google Apps</a> on the one hand and <a href="http://reviews.zdnet.co.uk/software/productivity/0,1000001108,39285683,00.htm">Microsoft Office</a> on the other. </p>
If you live in one of the many (mainly rural) parts of the country marked ‘here be no terrestrial broadband’ on the map, and you’re frustrated by that, then you’re likely to be interested in SatDrive from Interactive Satellite Services. Launched in September this year, the £14.99 a month SatDrive is a one-way service that provides download speeds of up to 4Mbps via a satellite link, but relies on a conventional upload link, or ‘back channel’, using a dial-up modem or ISDN connection. This makes it much cheaper than two-way satellite services such as BTopenworld’s Business 500, although it does mean that your Internet connection is severely asymmetric, will generally require a dedicated phone line, and isn’t ‘always on’ in the conventional sense.
OmniSky International, a partnership between US-based OmniSky Corporation and News International, will shortly launch its integrated wireless email and Web browsing service across Europe. In the UK, the company has been running a beta trial using Handspring's Visor and VisorPhone GSM add-on since February, and ZDNet UK has been evaluating the service on this platform for a month now. We have been impressed with OmniSky's usability, range of optimised content and, to a lesser extent, speed (it currently runs on a 9.6Kbit/s GSM network). You can still sign up for the beta program, and OmniSky is running a special introductory offer comprising a Visor Platinum, VisorPhone and three months' free service for £199 (ex. VAT).